Taoiseach under scrutiny over eviction ban decision

The Taoiseach has come under fire over the decision to end the eviction ban.

The decision was taken to allow the moratorium to elapse at the end of this month.

Speaking in the Dáil today, Independent Donegal TD Thomas Pringle challenged Leo Varadkar, calling for a public housing scheme to be put in place, and for the eviction ban to be extended until then.

In response, the Taoiseach defended his reasons for not extending the eviction ban: